Family engagement is a partnership rooted in shared power between educators and families. Listening to families and getting their feedback is vital in sharing power. Regularly communicating with families about academics ensures that there are no surprises regarding a student’s performance. Families with up-to-date information can more effectively partner with you and support student achievement. Use this resource to help you communicate effectively with families around academics and social-emotional learning to build a partnership and support student learning inside and outside the classroom.